Dental Assistant

Light Wave Dental Roanoke , VA 24017

Posted 2 weeks ago

Passionate about patient care. Ethical practice. Clinical quality. Relationship dentistry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Support dentists, surgeons and staff as needed
  • Prepare examination and surgical rooms by sterilizing instruments and moving equipment
  • Assist in updating and maintaining client dental records.
  • Must maintain a surgical clean work environment
  • Prepare dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Prepare study casts, fabricate impression trays, clean and polish removable appliances, and fabricate temporary restorations.
  • Advise patients and provide materials necessary to maintain good dental health
  • Relay postoperative instructions prescribed by Dentist to patients

Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Adhere to HIPPA, OSHA and Confidentiality rules and regulations.
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Respond promptly to customer needs and overall feedback.

Benefits

Healthcare, Dental and 401K

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Dental Assistant

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